Volume XLII - January 31, 2020
Recently, on the Bayfront Campus, B Dorm was closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Residents were moved primarily to Pritzker Residence Hall (Z Dorm). The fitness center was also closed after a being exposed to COVID-19. There has been no announcement as to when it will be reopened.
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New College tackles COVID-19
With a total of 25 positive cases New College is working to minimize the spread of COVID-19 by using a daily symptom tracker, hybrid learning, and random testing. With rising cases across Florida and spring semester fast approaching New College will have to continue its efforts.
Read how the campus has fared below.
Late night at Caples
In the spirit of Halloween, Catalyst staff writer, June Snell, illustrated students' ghost stories on-campus. New College at night, with it's ghastly shadows and dark corners, can leave a lot up to imagination, but with reported ghost sightings around campus, maybe reality is stranger than fiction.
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After sunset on Nov. 17, the crescent moon rose over the Ringling museum. Students of the New College class, “Worlds of Wonder: A History of Museums,” gathered by the east facade waiting for a behind the scenes tour of the art museum. via @ncfcatalystRead More
Governor Ron DeSantis recently proposed an amendment to Florida’s “stand-your-ground” law which would include criminal activity that interferes with business operations as a justification for the use of lethal force in self-defense. via @ncfcatalystRead More
The library is continuing to search for a new Director of Educational Technology Services. Reliance on virtual means due to COVID-19 and the need to modernize feature heavily in the discussions surrounding who might fill the position. via @ncfcatalystRead More
On Nov. 16, Peru swore in their third president in the span of a week. Following Martín Vizcarra's impeachment on Nov. 9 and Manuel Merino's resignation on Nov. 15, Francisco Sagasti will have to stabilize a country in political turmoil. via @ncfcatalystRead More
Sarasota’s second annual Visions of the Black Experience film festival runs from Nov. 12 through Nov. 29 and features over 30 documentaries, shorts and films by local and international Black artists, all fully virtual. via @ncfcatalystRead More
NCF students were encouraged not to return after Thanksgiving break due to rising cases of COVID-19. However, select international and homeless students are able to stay on campus over winter break for the first time. via @ncfcatalystRead More
Thanksgiving in the time of COVID: How New College students are celebrating during a global pandemic. via @ncfcatalystRead More
The CWC has partnered with test provider LabStat to create a portal for students to check COVID-19 test results, to hopefully making it easier to keep track of tests as students depart for the holidays and return to campus in January. via @ncfcatalystRead More